Texas Board of Orthotics and Prosthetics Apply for a New License - Registered Technician Requirements

Supervision requirements. A registered technician must be supervised by a prosthetist, orthotist, prosthetist/orthotist, prosthetist assistant, orthotist assistant, or prosthetist/orthotist assistant licensed by the board in the same discipline as the technician. The supervisor should consider the strengths and weaknesses of the individual technicians.

General requirements. for the technician registration. To qualify for a registration as a technician, an applicant must submit proof of a current supervisory relationship or tentative supervisory relationship, as described above, a notarized photocopy of one of the following; an unaltered:

  • official diploma or official transcript indicating graduation from high school;
  • certificate of high school equivalency issued by the Texas Education Agency or the appropriate educational agency in another state, territory, or country;
  • official transcripts from a regionally accredited college or university, showing that the applicant earned at least three semester hours of credit; and
  • documentation, acceptable to the board, showing that the applicant has not less than 1000 hours of laboratory experience.




Last updated February 2, 2011